• PEOPLE NAME: MYEN OF LAOS

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PEID: 20930

ROP: 101776

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Burmese

Language: Burmese - (mya)

Alternate Name(s): Myen

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Laos

Also found in: Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; Canada; Germany; India; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 700

Global Population: 35,690,375


PEID: 20930

ROP: 101776

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Myen of Laos, numbering 700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,690,375 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Burmese. The primary religion practiced by the Myen is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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